The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 110 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.23% 1.07% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% 15.12% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 7
Average salary £80,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+113.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.80%
System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
107 86 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.36% 7.07% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 87 77 117
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Kent

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Kent

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) vSphere
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) NAS
7 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Brocade
5 1 (14.29%) JBoss